Radio 66.6 – Weekly Music News: May 13th, 2013

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Radio 66.6 - Weekly Music News: May 6th, 2013We’re back with another installment of Radio 66.6! This week features the latest news, music, videos and tour dates from the likes of As I Lay Dying, Black Flag, Emmure, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Slayer, Tesseract, Children of Bodom, Parkway Drive, Daft Punk and more.

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It was a bizarre week for music news. Most notably, As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was arrested for attempting to hire a hit man to murder his wife. Lambesis pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Emmure vocalist Frankie Palmeri received an electric shock while performing in Russia last week. Footage of the incident can be found here.

Former Obituary and Six Feet Under guitarist Allen West was arrested after police discovered a meth lab in his Florida home. The kicker? He was the one who called the cops and asked them to search his property.

The official cause of Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman’s death has been ruled as alcohol-related cirrhosis.

Listen to a new Black Flag song titled “The Chase” here. The punk legends will have a new album out in the summer via SST Records.

Stream Daft Punk‘s new album, Random Access Memories, here. The French electronic duo’s fourth album comes out May 21st via Daft Life.

Stream The Dillinger Escape Plan‘s new album, One Of Us Is The Killer, here. It’s out this week via Sumerian Records.

Stream Tesseract‘s new album, Altered State, here. It comes out May 28th on Century Media Records.

Listen to I See Stars‘ reworking of Bane‘s “Can We Start Again” featuring Emmure‘s Frankie Palmeri and For Today‘s Mattie Montgomery here. It’s different, to say the least.

Watch Deftones‘ music video for “Swerve City” here. Koi No Yokan is out now.

Watch Children of Bodom‘s music video for “Transference” here. The Finnish metallers eighth album, Halo of Blood, comes out June 11th via Nuclear Blast Records.

Watch Parkway Drive‘s music video for “Wild Eyes” here. Atlas is out now on Epitaph Records.

Watch Dark Tranquility‘s music video for “Uniformity” here. Their new album, Construct, comes out May 28th via Century Media Records.

Dates for “The Free Mind Tour” featuring Hundredth, Counterparts, Being as an Ocean and Heart To Heart can be found here.

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